Archive for the ‘Housing Development’ Category
Saturday, April 1st, 2017
Article source: KUD – Kavellaris Urban Design
The St. Joseph project is a luxury residential development situated in Abbottsford, Victoria. Due to its historical significance the site has become part of the cultural landscape within the area, demanding a highly responsive and respectful design outcome. Our primary objective was to incorporate the critical components of school’s culture and history as a celebration and balance of the past and the future – creating ‘future heritage’ for the next generation. We were interested in exploring ways to interpret and represent the critical ‘story’ that created the culture and history of St Joseph’s Technical School. The design intent was to recreate multiple simultaneous layers of history within the articulated screens that wrap around the street frontage facades. The faceted panels create a “Lenticular Image”; an optical phenomenon whereby singular segments of an image converge at specific points of view to recreate the completed image.
Image Courtesy © KUD
- Architects: KUD
- Project: St Joseph
- Location: Melbourne, Australia
- Site size: 4825 m2
- Building levels: 4
- Completion date: 2016 (more…)
Friday, March 31st, 2017
Article source: Anagram Architects
Artrovert is our project to design a studio in a peri-urban artists’ colony, Kaladham, in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The 280 sqm. studio is built on a 300 sqm trapezoidal plot which is one of 216 arranged in an octagonal grid. Our client-collaborator is a multi-media artist whose politically charged works interrogate binaries, challenge representation and explore the anti-aesthetic.Equally unconventionally, her vision for her studio was not the typical introverted artist’s “cave” but rather an extroverted residency where the creation of art and the living of the artist are shared with her precinct. Acutely aware of Kaladham’s location at the urban edge, she hopes such an outward expression and blurring of territory would lay seeds of well-knit social networks for a growing community.
Image Courtesy © Anagram Architects
- Architects: Anagram Architects
- Project: Artrovert: Conversations in Grey
- Location: Greater Noida, India
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Article source: Squire and Partners
Completed in 2017, the Lexicon is a residential development on the west side of City Road Basin comprising an elegant 36 storey tower – Islington’s tallest building at 117m – and a pair of low rise canalside apartment buildings set around a landscaped public courtyard. The project was designed by Squire and Partners and delivered by SOM.
Image Courtesy © James Jones
- Architects: Squire and Partners
- Project: Lexicon
- Location: London EC1, England, UK
- Photography: James Jones
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Article source: Zaha Hadid Architects
To compose the setting of Milan’s prestigious CityLife, one of Europe’s biggest urban re-qualification projects, is Penthouse One-11, completely planned and created by Milano Contract District, within the famous residences designed by Zaha Hadid. The elegant two-story penthouse of over 300 m2, featuring a fabulous view over the city and the adjacent park, is the result of the excellent, quality services provided by the new and innovative Design District dedicated to Real Estate. Only a few months after opening, it has already conquered the Lombard capital’s real estate scene thanks to the numerous projects initiated with the most important Real Estate companies in Milan, and that’s not all.
Image Courtesy © Zaha Hadid Architects
Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
Article source: HGR Arquitectos
MR 299 is a Housing Project with 15 units located in Matias Romero # 299, on a central neighborhood of Mexico City.
The Project is located on a regular site of 364.00 sqm. with two street fronts. The building has 6 floors: The ground floor is destined for parking and lobby, and the last 5 floors are destined for housing, having 15 apartments in total.
Image Courtesy © Diana Arnau
- Architects: HGR Arquitectos (Marcos Hagerman)
- Project: MR 299
- Location: Matías Romero # 299, Colonia Vertiz Narvarte, Delegación Benito Juárez, México d.f. C.p. 03630
- Photography: Diana Arnau
- Lettice Design: Ariel Rojo
- Graphic Design: Leolab
- Development: Ciudad Vertical
- Structural Design: Mata Y Triana Ingenieros Consultores
- Installation: zMP INSTALACIONES
- Lattice Production: VYPSA
- Area: 1,835.4 sqm
- Year: 2014
Saturday, March 25th, 2017
Article source: D’HOUNDT+BAJART architectes&associés
Sponsored by a property developer, the Filigrane is the renovation of a building in the Grand Place of Tourcoing as a bank and eight housing units. The bank occupies the ground floor and the first floor façade, with the eight dwellings on the second floor façade and at the back of the plot. The key challenge of the project is to provide a contemporary architectural response that takes into account the complex built environment accumulated over the course of history.
Image Courtesy © D’HOUNDT+BAJART architectes&associés
- Architects: D’HOUNDT+BAJART architectes&associés
- Project: The Filigrane
- Location: Tourcoing, Nord, France
- Contracting Authority: CFA+SEM Ville Renouvelée (dwellings) / Crédit du Nord (bank)
- Building Contractor: RABOT DUTILLEUL – Croix (59)
- Façade Panels: BETSINOR – Courrières (62)
- Area: 1352 m2
- Cost: 1480 000 € HT
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
Article source: studio RIPOLLTIZON
The project is located in ‘Pere Garau’ neighbourhood. The area was formerly characterized by blocks of single family houses with inner courtyards that followed a typical grid plan. Once the district became central in the city, amendments to the urban planning increased the building volumes significantly and changed the typology to collective housing. The project takes part of this transformation by redefining a corner plot, resulting from the addition of two former houses, into a new public housing building.
Image Courtesy © José Hevia
- Architects: studio RIPOLLTIZON (Pep Ripoll – Juan Miguel Tizón)
- Project: Social housing
- Location: Capità Vila St. – Can Curt St. Palma de Mallorca, Spain
- Photography: José Hevia
- Collaborators: Pablo García (architect), Luis Sánchez (architect)
- Quantity Surveyor: Toni Arqué
- Structural Engineer: Jorge Martín
- Building Services: David Mulet
- Client: Institut Balear de l’Habitatge – IBAVI (Balearic Public Housing Institute)
Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Article source: Somdoon Architects
The design of Hasu Haus was aimed at reinterpreting the old way of living along with waterways, in context of modern life style and more density. The site is outside the city center of Bangkok, where the new developments are coming. Three of the sides are abutted by a house and future developments. The other side faces Prakanhong canal and an old Buddhist temple across.
Image Courtesy © Somdoon Architects
Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Article source: Epistle communication
Affordable housing is the buzzword today. With the urban population growth at the current rate; almost 60% of India would be living in urban agglomerations in the next two decades. However, affordable remains an oft-used, yet still not understood concept for most.
Image Courtesy © Design Forum International
- Architects: Design Forum International
- Project: Summer Palm
- Location: Sector 86, Faridabad, Haryana, India
- Name of Client: Umang Realtech Pvt. Ltd
- Principal Architect: Mr. Anand Sharma
- Design Team: Girish C. Joshi, Shamim Khan, Dilvir Singh, Aarti, Rakesh Sharma
- Site Area (sq ft & sq m): 53782.72 sqm. 578917.22sqft.
- Built-Up Area (sq ft & sq m): 110920.45 sqm. 1193947.73 sqft.
- Start Date: July-2008
- Completion Date: May-2013
Saturday, March 18th, 2017
Article source: NL Architects
Kleiburg is one of the biggest apartment buildings in the Netherlands: a bend slab with 500 apartments, 400 meter long, 10 + 1 stories high.
Kleiburg is located in the Bijlmermeer, a CIAM inspired residential expansion of Amsterdam designed in the sixties by Siegfried Nassuth of the city planning department. De Bijlmer was intended as a green, light and spacious alternative for the -at that time- disintegrating inner city.
Image Courtesy © Stijn Poelstra
- Architects: NL Architects and XVW architectuur
- Project: Kleiburg De Flat
- Location: Kleiburg, The Netherlands
- Photography: Marcel van der Burg and Stijn Poelstra
- Software used: Autocad
- Client: Consortium De Flat: KondorWessels Vastgoed, Hendriks CPO, Vireo Vastgoed, Hollands Licht / Martijn Blom
- Team NL Architects: Pieter Bannnenberg, Walter van Dijk, Kamiel Klaasse and Guus Peters with Iwan Hameleers, Giulia Pastore and Fouad Addou, Matthew Davis, Paul Ducom, Soo Kyung Chun, Adrian Mans, Paulo Dos Sousa, Carmen Valtierra de Luis
- Structure: Van Rossum Raadgevende Ingenieurs Amsterdam bv
- Building Physics: Schreuder Groep
- Installations: HOMIJ Technische installaties bv, Amsterdam
- Contractor: KondorWessels Amsterdam bv
- Size: Gross floor area 65.600m², net floor area 59.400m²